144 little hours...
Last week at this time Hurricane Irene had just come through and I was preparing for surgery.
Today the sun is shining...
Same corner, different day!
And the roughest part of the surgery and worry is behind me. I really am feeling better and went out for what has become my walk of the day -- at least for the last few days. I walk one block to Broadway and do a tiny errand or two. I promise that I am not carrying anything heavier than the newspaper and a cup of coffee. I thought you might want to join me on my morning jaunt today. I've been going out for a few days, but this is the first day I felt so-much my "regular" self that I took my camera.
I had two stops. One was the Dunkin' Donuts a block away and across Broadway. Beloved animal friend waited patiently for a coffee customer to emerge.
The fall flavors are here, including my all-time favorite, pumpkin. I couldn't resist.
What does watching endless amounts of television have to do with a news stand?
One of my main activities this week has been watching television. My concentration is still flighty and I'm just beginning to get through most of the daily newspaper or a magazine. A book is still a few days away. But I've watched a lot of television, to mixed reviews. I don't watch much generally, so this has been a real change for me. "Say Yes to the Dress" and "What Not to Wear" have been perfect, fun and upbeat. Three episodes of "Law and Order" in a row have made me question the base nature of my fellow New Yorkers and two episodes of a true crime show -- I don't remember the name and surely won't watch it again -- made me believe that all California teenagers are potential murderers.
To answer my question... I watched several episodes of "Extreme Couponing" and went in search of coupons. None on this holiday, to my disappointment. I can't imagine becoming an extreme couponer. My entire apartment is smaller than most coupon users' storage space, but I am intrigued with the thought that I could save $5.00/week with better use of coupons. I know I'm feeling better when I start to think "If I saved $250.00 a year by using coupons that could be an airline ticket to...
My wishes for a fun and sunny rest of the weekend!